Food · Garden

Garden Update – last week of July

Our garden is incredible! It’s been a long week – but it’s great to see plenty of new growth in our garden. Advertisements

Food · Garden

A Trip to Stratford’s Community Orchard, PEI

Scott and I took a stroll through Stratford’s new community orchard last week. The orchard was planted last year as part of the community garden and is located behind the Cotton center. We wandered through the three rows of plants; apple trees, pear trees, elderberries, highbush blueberries, and cherries were beginning to bloom. The trees are… Continue reading A Trip to Stratford’s Community Orchard, PEI

DIY and crafts

Crochet Elephant Progress – Sewing is the Hardest Part

Hi folks – I’ve made some great progress on the amigurumi elephant project that I started this weekend. I’ve finished the body, attached safety eyes (and double tested them for strength – these things are strong), and added two ears. The only part that remains is a round patch to complete the belly. This pattern came together… Continue reading Crochet Elephant Progress – Sewing is the Hardest Part

Food

Never too old for cheese and crackers

I’m in the mood for a snack. Since I’m an adult, I’ve already eaten all the junk food from my last grocery run – clearly the chips and dip were not meant to last. Which means what? Go to bed hungry? Never. Luckily there’s the old classic fall-back: cheese and crackers. I’ve paired an old… Continue reading Never too old for cheese and crackers

Food

Receiver Coffee – Charlottetown, PEI

  This past Saturday I met a friend for breakfast at Charlottetown’s hot new cafe, Receiver Coffee. I’ve heard a constant social media buzz about the Victoria Row shop since it’s opening back in the fall. They offer locally roasted coffee and tea from Lady Baker’s Tea Trolley. The shop itself has a cool, indie… Continue reading Receiver Coffee – Charlottetown, PEI